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5 social media behaviors employers hate
Long gone are the days when social media was just a communication method shared between old friends. Employers now monitor social media not only to keep an eye on their current employees, but to vet new talent as well.

In fact, according to a survey by the Society for Human Resource Management, over one-third of companies have disqualified a job candidate in the past year because of concerns about information found on public social media or an online search. But that doesn’t mean social media should be avoided by those seeking a job. In fact, SHRM says, recruiting via social media is growing; 84% of organizations use it currently and 9% plan to use it.

But it does mean potential employees need to be careful about what they’re posting. Here are five social media behaviors to avoid, according to staffing firm OfficeTeam.

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